Karson

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
576
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karson

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Wyoming, United States says the name Karson is of Unknown origin and means "A follower of Christ or A Christian".
  • According to a user from Washington, United States, the name Karson is of Aboriginal origin and means "Gaylord".
Other origins: Dutch and Scottish

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

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How popular is the baby name Karson in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 0 5
1973 6 0 6
1974 6 0 6
1975 5 0 5
1976 7 0 7
1978 6 0 6
1979 10 0 10
1980 17 5 12
1981 9 0 9
1982 5 0 5
1983 15 0 15
1984 9 0 9
1985 17 0 17
1986 12 0 12
1987 17 0 17
1988 27 0 27
1989 26 0 26
1990 34 11 23
1991 56 25 31
1992 93 43 50
1993 95 48 47
1994 113 46 67
1995 103 37 66
1996 126 45 81
1997 129 51 78
1998 152 51 101
1999 255 105 150
2000 326 88 238
2001 343 89 254
2002 332 62 270
2003 421 85 336
2004 421 67 354
2005 455 77 378
2006 504 54 450
2007 520 47 473
2008 615 50 565
2009 676 59 617
2010 827 68 759
2011 876 65 811
2012 899 63 836
2013 1,051 74 977
2014 1,086 53 1,033
2015 1,286 64 1,222
2016 1,183 84 1,099
2017 1,320 64 1,256

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Popularity of Karson as a first name

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Popularity of Karson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karson U.S.
  White 92.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karson

People with the last name Karson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karson

  • What name lists does Karson rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Karson? Karson is the 2,039th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karson was the 38,439th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,496 babies born with the first name Karson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karson to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karson is Friday, March 30th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Karson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karson was in 2017 with a total of 1,256 babies. That's a lot of babies named Karson!
  • Random Karson Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karson ranks 75th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 80 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Karson: Your name in reverse order is Nosrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aroksn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 576 people with the last name Karson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karson as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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